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Esk Belle II Coastal Cruises

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Address: The Brewery Steps, Whitby YO21 3PR, England
Phone Number: 07941 450381
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Great little activity

Whilst in Whitby we went on the 20minute boat tour. There were lovely views and the staff were great. It was very informative and dog friendly. Dogs and children under 5 went free... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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amz20
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Whilst in Whitby we went on the 20minute boat tour. There were lovely views and the staff were great. It was very informative and dog friendly. Dogs and children under 5 went free and it was only £2.50 per person. Worth doing!!!

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Liverpool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

First time on one of Whitby's little yellow boats, The Esk Belle ii. For a small charge of £2.50, you get a 20 minute trip around the bay. What a lovely and refreshing way to see the coast and Whitby from a different angle. Depending on what the weather is like, it can be a little choppy and quite breezy,... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

Good value for boat ride around the coast. Was a fun trip & nice to do something different. Driver was great & good atmosphere on Halloween.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

At £2.50 for an adult,and free for under 5's this is a great little trip for kids,its only a 20 min round trip, out of the harbour and back again, but the kids loved it

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We went on the 20min boat trip with our 2 year old twins, they loved it and was just the correct length of time. Children are free so a great price for a family, would recommend.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was one of the best boat trips we have ever done. Not only were we fortunate enough to see an abundance of seals and birdlife, we were surrounded by Minke whales. Just when it couldn't get any better, with Minke swimming around us and pointing their noses up in the air, a juvenile Humpback whale came to the boat... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I went out on the Specksioneer on a 4 hour Whitby Whale Watching cruise. It was amazing, it does take a while to get far enough out to sea to the whale's favorite feeding spots but skipper Brian knows his stuff and where to look. Within minutes of seeing a folk of diving gannets we were surrounded by seals and... More 

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Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Went on the Whitby Whale Watching trip hoping for a glimpse of minke whales. Oh boy, did we get our wish! Not only minke (all around our boat at one point) but a humpback whale too. The gannets were plunge diving, there were common and grey seals all over the place then the chance of a lifetime.....a juvenile humpback. How... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Had a trip round out to see on this nice little boat, got a very good few of the abbey from the sea, only thing it missed was a commentary from the crew. Well worth a go.

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Sheffield
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Miserable - this is how we'd describe this experience. We were warned on the quayside that the sea was "a bit rough" - a tad understated we felt but that wasn't the reason for our disappointing experience. There was no commentary of what was happening or where we were headed and the woman on board didn't crack a single smile... More 

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Address: The Brewery Steps, Whitby YO21 3PR, England
Phone Number: 07941 450381
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Whitby
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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